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Election attention shines an educational light on FLC
Friday, November 02, 2012

Fort Lewis College has been a regional focus of this year's battle for the White House -- and FLC students have been the real winners.
 
First Lady Michele Obama, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Jim Gray all stopped by to stump on campus in the tense last month of the campaign. Obama spoke on October 10, Ryan on October 22, and Gray on October 29.

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FLC on Facebook launched for students!
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Fort Lewis College is now offering a private Facebook community just for admitted and current students to make friends, share interests, and get involved on campus. Inigral’s Schools App on Facebook, allows students to create a separate “college only” profile to help students get connected to their virtual campus community.

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Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan to Speak at Fort Lewis College
Sunday, October 21, 2012

On Monday, October 22, 2012, Republican vice presidential candidate Congressman Paul Ryan will speak at a rally at Fort Lewis College. The rally will take place at Whalen Gymnasium, with the doors to the gym opening to the public at 12 p.m. The program begins at 2 p.m. and will include U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner.

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Business alumnus featured in O: The Oprah Magazine for building Guatemalan schools
Monday, October 15, 2012

In 2010, Fort Lewis College alumnus Josh Talmon shut down his San Diego real estate business to find a more fulfilling endeavor. “I had all these investment properties and a nice car and a five-year plan, but I was left unfulfilled,” Talmon admits of his real estate career in Phoenix and San Diego. “I kept thinking, ‘is this what my life is going to be about? Making money, doing deals?’ I had no passion for that.”

What Talmon was passionate about, however, was the work of his two friends, Zach Balle and Heenal Rajani, who had formed the nonprofit Hug It Forward in the fall of 2009.

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Scholarship gets student on track for a master's degree -- and a mission
Thursday, October 11, 2012

For Jeremiah Scott, earning both a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work in only five years means he not only saves time and money, it also means he can get on with reaching his career goal: Helping people, like how others helped him.

And now, a $30,000 scholarship has sealed his passage to that dream.

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